Zanzibar Butterfly Centre, Paje

#13 of 21 in Parks in Zanzibar Island
Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
Walk among hundreds of free-flying butterflies in the tropical gardens of Zanzibar Butterfly Centre, one of the largest butterfly farms in East Africa. Netted in a large enclosure, butterflies are raised and exported, mostly to foreign museums. Get a close-up view of the life cycle stages of some of the butterflies, starting with their curious cocoons. A popular tourist attraction, the center hosts many exotic butterfly species. If you like what you see, you can buy some butterflies and have them shipped to you (after completing all the required paperwork). For travelers who use our international travel planner, Paje holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Zanzibar Butterfly Centre and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • While I am not a big butterfly enthusiast, the Butterfly Centre blew my mind away. My bestfriend and I had an exceptional time watching the beautiful butterflies and learning about their entirety...  more »
  • Being an avid butterfly enthusiast, I could not leave Zanzibar without visiting the Zanzibar Butterfly Centre. I enjoyed learning about everything to do with butterflies from the friendly tour guide.....  more »
  • Very nice place! We loved the introduction and demonstration. The local guide have a lot of knowledge and love for butterflies :) Small but well cared for place full of different kinds of butterflies.
  • There are nice butterfly

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